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Ny Ålesund, Svalbard - 7 - Beware of the Bears

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There is sufficient activity in Ny Ålesund most of the time to keep polar bears away. However if you leave the environs of the buildings and activity, there is a distinct possibility of an encounter with a bear which may regard you as dinner.

So you get these reminders at the edge of town.




78° 55' N 11° 56' E

Picture copyright Paul Ward

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